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Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Ben Lepley: Using local talent builds economy, enhances Tucson’s vernacular

Conservative think tanks like The Goldwater Institute may be permanently altering who builds our city landmarks and large projects.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State refuses to reconsider liquor license for El Con Walmart

Walmart won’t get another chance to plead its case before the Arizona State Liquor Board for a beer and wine license at its new El Con store.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson expands domestic partner ordinance

Tucson expands domestic partner ordinance

The City Council approved an ordinance empowering the issuance of civil-union certificates to domestic partners Tuesday night, giving couples who can't marry a place to record any contracts they've agreed to and greater recognition of their relationship.

June 19, 2013 11:06 am Related Loading…
Bisbee puts civil unions on hold to tweak law

Bisbee puts civil unions on hold to tweak law

A City Council in a southern Arizona community that had been threatened with a lawsuit by the state Attorney General’s office for a civil union ordinance it adopted has voted to rewrite the law to take out parts that apparently run afoul of a state ban on same-sex marriage.

April 12, 2013 4:23 pmLoading…
Horne: Bisbee's civil union proposal unconstitutional

Horne: Bisbee's civil union proposal unconstitutional

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is raising constitutionality questions about a proposed ordinance that would recognize civil unions for same-sex couples in the community of Bisbee.

April 02, 2013 4:11 pmLoading…

Lawsuit: Nogales police mistook seizure, used Taser

Nogales police wrongly used a stun gun on a disabled man after officers mistook his seizure for criminal activity, a federal lawsuit says .

September 04, 2012 10:15 am
No felony charges for DPS officer in death of K-9 Jeg

No felony charges for DPS officer in death of K-9 Jeg

No felony charges will be filed against a Department of Public Safety officer who left his K-9 in a patrol vehicle for more than an hour in mid-July causing the drug sniffing dog to be euthanized.   

August 15, 2012 10:03 am

Tucson lawyer sues city alleging sex harassment by former judge

A deputy city public defender has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Tucson alleging sexual harassment by a former municipal judge.

June 07, 2012 2:06 pm

Financial details on San Diego junket set for June 12

A public discussion of who paid for what on an economic-development junket to San Diego that left one Tucson City Council member's political career in jeopardy will have to wait until June 12, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said Thursday.

June 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Sexual comments put Tucson Councilman Cunningham under fire

Sexual comments put Tucson Councilman Cunningham under fire

City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich said Tuesday fellow Democrat Paul Cunningham should consider resigning after allegedly making a string of alcohol-fueled inappropriate sexual comments to a number of top female city officials at a bar in San Diego.

May 29, 2012 6:45 pmLoading…

Occupy Tucson lawsuit against city dismissed

U.S. District Court Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson has dismissed the federal lawsuit the Occupy Tucson movement filed against the City of Tucson.

May 18, 2012 2:03 pmLoading…

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